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KENNETH WESTHUES
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Updated with quotes for August 2019:

Classic:
Nothing so liberalizes a man and expands the kindly instincts that nature put in him as travel and contact with many kinds of people.
— Mark Twain, Letter in a San Francisco newspaper, 1867.

 

Direct:
To migrate, especially alone, to an alien environment full of people with strange ways, and to be forced to integrate oneself — that is the kind of move that sets the mind to working inventively.
First Sociology, 1982, p. 453.

Garden moment for August 2019:

Detail of a daylily, one of the countless varieties developed over time, so exquisite one can scarcely believe it is a cousin of the orange ditch lily, an invasive weed in much of North America.


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